Champion Trees Guided Walk
Join the Head Gardener on this inspiring tour of the Champion Trees - largest or tallest of their species - at the gardens. There are 6 British Champions, 11 Scottish and 25 for Dumfries and Galloway at Castle kennedy. They include the Scottish Champion Mountain Beech (Nothofagus solanderi var. cliffortioides) with a girth of 2.46 metres, Scottish Champion Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostrobodes) with a girth of 2.55m metres and Dumfries and Galloway Champion Umbrella Pine (Sciadopitys verticillata) which is 13.5 metres tall.